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Common Chickweed (Stellaria media)

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Stellaria Media, or more commonly know as Common Chickweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Stellaria. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Stellaria Media or Common Chickweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Alaska and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Stellaria
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) AK (I) HI (I) CAN (I) GL (I) SPM (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: KY N'EAST NE&GP SWSS WSWS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL*) 2(FACU) 3(FACU) 4(UPL) 5(UPL) 6(FACU-) 7(UPL) 8(FACU) 9(FACU) 0(FACU) A(NI) H(NI)




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